Unlocked living …

August 30, 2017 “Pray diligently. Stay alert, with your eyes wide open in gratitude. Don’t forget to pray for us, that God will open doors for telling the mystery of Christ, even while I’m locked up in this jail. Pray that every time I open my mouth I’ll be able to make Christ plain as … Continue reading Unlocked living …

55 Undeletable Words …

September 9, 2016 “And when you come before God, don’t turn that into a theatrical production either. All these people making a regular show out of their prayers, hoping for stardom! Do you think God sits in a box seat? Here’s what I want you to do: Find a quiet, secluded place so you won’t be … Continue reading 55 Undeletable Words …

Hands off …

July 18, 2016 “Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the … Continue reading Hands off …

Starting fresh …

April 28, 2016 “I lift you high in praise, my God, O my King!  and I’ll bless your name into eternity. I’ll bless you every day, and keep it up from now to eternity. God is magnificent; he can never be praised enough. There are no boundaries to his greatness.” Psalm 145:1-3 Message How often does your day begin in … Continue reading Starting fresh …

Irritating grace …

March 14, 2014 “Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. … Never pay back evil for evil to anyone. … Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good”. Romans 12:14-21 The Message Who believes this stuff anymore? These ancient words don ‘t fit the twenty-first century. You have to … Continue reading Irritating grace …